jQuery Rewrites Ajax Module for 1.5 Release and CloudBees Goes GA
PLUS, voting is now open for Eclipse Community Awards and GlassFish 3.1 RC 1 is released.
Apache Camel Updates Blueprint
Camel team have released version 2.6.0 of their open source
integration framework. In this release, the camel-blueprint
component has been enhanced with new features, and Data Format now
supports Service and CamelContextAware callbacks in an effort to
simplify performing custom initialisation logic. Approximately 297
issues have been resolved in this release. More information is
available at the New and Noteworthy.
Early Access to JBoss Developer Studio 4
JBoss Developer Studio 4 CR1 is now available
on the Early Access site. This release candidate features a new
directory layout, where everything related to JBoss Developer
Studio is now in the studio folder. The latest stable fixes and
features from JBoss Tools 3.2 are also included. Users are required
to sign up for the early
access program, in order to access JBoss Developer Studio 4
Apache PhotArk Releases M3
The Apache PhotArk team have released Apache
PhotArk M3-incubating. This project is targeting providing a
complete open source photo gallery application, including upload
functionality, an access control layer, a display piece and a
content repository for the images. Currently, the project allows
users to define and manage a set of albums hosted local into the
content repository, provides a default web UI and supports
deploying a photo gallery into Google AppEngine. It can be downloaded from the Apache PhotArk website.
Eclipse Saros Plugin Gets New Distributed
Version 1.1.28 of the Eclipse collaborative
text editing ‘Saros’ plugin has arrived with a new distributed
whiteboard. Currently, the whiteboard gives users access to
copy/paste, zoom and undo functionality, and multiple users within
a Saros session can collaborate remotely on the drawing.
jQuery Rewrites Ajax Module for 1.5 Release
jQuery 1.5 is out now! For this release, the
Ajax module has been completely rewritten, with a focus on making
the Ajax system more extensible and changing a call to jQuery.ajax
so that it returns a jXHR object that provides consistency to the
XMLHttpRequest object across platforms. There is also a new
Deferred Objects API that allows users to work with return values
which may not be immediately present, and allows users to attach
multiple event handlers. jQuery 1.5 exposes a new way to create,
modify and clone jQuery, and the internal build system has also
undergone a revamp. Please see the announcement for full information.
Apache Whirr 0.3.0 Adds HBase
Apache Whirr 0.3.0-incubating has been released from
the Apache Incubator. Whirr is a set of libraries for running cloud
services, for example Apache Hadoop and Cassandra, and provides a
“cloud-neutral” way to run such services. This release adds HBase
service and composable services, and sets AWS credentials in the
local site file for Hadoop S3 access. There is also a list of bug
fixes. Please see the Release Notes for more information.
Eclipse Community Awards – Voting Now Open
Nominations for the Eclipse Community Awards are now open! The community can now vote for their
Top Committer, Top Contributer, Top Newcomer Evangelist, Most Open
Project, and Most Innovative New Feature or Eclipse Project. Voting
closes on February 25, 2011 at 5:00pm EST, and the winner will be
announced on March 21st, 2011 at EclipseCon.
Asynchronous Http Client 1.5.0 with 100-Continue
Version 1.5.0 of the Asynchronous Http Client
(AHC) library is out now. This release comes with a new
SimpleAsyncHttpClient Fluid API, which is an implementation on top
of the AsyncHttpClient and its builders class like
AsyncHttpClientConfigBuilder and RealmBuilder. 100-Continue support
has also been added, alongside resumable download support with both
AsyncHttpClient and SimpleAsyncHttpClient.
CloudBees Goes GA!
CloudBees have announced the GA of their integrated cloud
platform. This release is based on Tomcat, although according to
the announcement it is also possible to run languages and
frameworks such as JRuby, Play, Scala, LiftWeb and PHP. Moving
forward, new features and services are expected every 2-3
Sneak Peek at GlassFish 3.1
The first release candidate of GlassFish 3.1 has
been released. This release integrates Jersey 1.5, Mojarra 2.1.0
Release Candidate 2, EclipseLink 2.2.0 RC3, and Weld 1.1.0 final.
The upcoming GlassFish 3.1 is slated to address “the vast majority
of Weld or CDI-related issues,” including portability issues with